Kavi Misri

Founder and CEO

Former healthcare investment banker and corporate development operator


MBA Johns Hopkins University

BS Fordham University

Dr. Matthew Peters

Chief Medical Officer

Attending Neuropsychiatrist and Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Medicine

MD Johns Hopkins University

BS Pennsylvania State University

Rebekah Montcalmo

Chief Operating Officer

20 years of healthcare operations experience

Experienced in designing, implementing, and commercializing population health and
mental health programs

MBA Saint Joseph's University

BS Austin Peay State University

Dr. Atif Adam

Chief Scientific Officer

Faculty at Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


PHD Johns Hopkins University

MBBS Manipal University

Melissa Ritz

Chief Growth Officer

20 years of leadership in marketing, business development, client success, and product management


Focuses on product management, new sales generation and growth

Former executive at Inovalon specializing in improving financial performance of payers and providers

BS Towson University

Chief Financial Officer

Heather Bush

14 years of senior leadership in Finance and Accounting

Focuses on early-stage company operations, cash management and scalability


University of California, Santa Barbara

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Brandon Shalton

Chief Architect Officer

30 years of experience leading technology teams​


Focuses on the engineering, implementation, development, and management of technology


Served as CTO for numerous technology start-ups

BS Purdue University

Allison Vita

Director of Health Communications & Client Success Manager

5 years of experience in pubic health policy and communications 
Focuses on client success, public health policy and marketing 
Served as a Public Health Analyst for the University of Georgia
BS University of Georgia
MS Georgia State University

Maliha Khalid

VP Special Projects
7 years of experience working in the health-technology nexus with a keen focus on designing products for a diverse customer base
BS University of London

Rabiah Burk

Global Public Relations &
Relationship Strategist

20 years of experience in communications and public relations

Focuses on public communications, branding, media partner relationships


Experience as a clinical mental health counselor

BS University of North Florida
MS Jacksonville University

Anthony Jairam

Developer & Designer

5 years of front-end web development experience

Focuses on UX design and implementation for websites and mobile apps

University of The West Indies
St. Augustine

Joanna Fadel

Interaction/UX Designer

4 years of human factors engineering experience and design strategy 

Focuses on UI/UX with an emphasis on human-centered design initiatives

MBA Johns Hopkins University
MA Maryland Institute College of Art
BS Wright State University

Tobi Amodu

UX/Product Designer

Over 5 years of experience as a UX/Product Designer for startups and corporate organizations

UX Designer at GTBank, Nigeria 

Experience designing interfaces and crafting the best user experience for the product and the brand in general

MSc, Bsc University of Ibadan

Gabriella Aaron

Clinical Research Analyst

5 years of healthcare research experience

Focuses on content generation, marketing, and healthcare research

University of the West Indies,
St. Augustine

Thomas Codevilla

Chief Legal Officer

7 Years of experience assisting startups in M&A, Corporate Governance, and Technology


Focuses on transactions
Specializing in Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Regulatory Compliance

J.D. University of Colorado Law School
B.A. University of Virginia

Shanie Hsieh

Operations and Design Intern
University of California, Berkeley
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Karin Kartawira

Clinical Intern
Johns Hopkins University
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Padmini Balaji

Public Health Intern
(Research & Development Team)
Johns Hopkins University

Ethan David

Development Intern
(NLP Team)
University of California, Berkeley
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Armaan Tiwana

Operations Intern
University of California, Berkeley
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Maureen Dormer

Customer Success Intern
Loyola University Maryland
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Cindy Lee

Project Manager Intern
(Scientific & Business Dev. Team)
Boston University School of Public Health
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Veena Thamilselvan

Monet Slinowsky 

Team Lead
(NLP Team)

Johns Hopkins University
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Allie Freer

Marketing Intern
Loyola University Maryland
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Lavnik Balyan

Research and Development (NLP Team)
University of Pennsylvania
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Joseph Wentzel

Lani Banner

Legal Intern

Johns Hopkins University
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Wendy Li

Public Health Intern
(Clinical Team)
Johns Hopkins University
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Josvin John

Research and Development Intern
(NLP Team)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Darran Shivdat

Summer Cohort

Dr. John Shivdat

  • 22 years clinical and executive health system management experience​

  • Chairman and Medical Director of HCA Coliseum Health System

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Mercer University School of Medicine

DO University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

BSc Upsala College 

Jason Horowitz

  • 30 years of healthcare business experience

  • Leads Northwell Health Physician Acquisition Group

  • 13 years as investment banker

  • Closed $3 billion in deal transactions

BSE University of Pennsylvania

MBA Baruch College

Michael McShea

  • 20 years of experience in Digital Health


  • Health System Innovation Lead at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory


  • Member of CareFirst Board of Directors


  • Industry Advisor to the Digital Health Collaborative and Node.Health

BS Bucknell University

MS University of Pennsylvania

MBA Johns Hopkins University

Jason Mehta

  • Experienced former federal prosecutor and Assistant US Attorney

  • Widely regarded as one of the nation’s most experienced and accomplished white-collar defense attorneys

  • In recent years, he has focused extensively on cases involving the defense of telemedicine practices

Harvard Law School, J.D., 2007,

magna cum laude

University of California, Berkeley, B.A.,

Karrye Braxton

  • 30 years of operations and capital development experience

  • Closed US private equity and foreign direct investments averaging $1 billion

MA Johns Hopkins University 

MBA University of Pennsylvania

AB Harvard University

Dr. Jim Fackler

  • 30 years of clinical experience

  • Pediatrician, Intensivist, Anesthesiologist

  • 8 Patents and over 100 Publications

  • ICU Development Vice President at Cerner

BS University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

MD Rush Medical College

Vishal Seernani

  • 7 years of investing experience


  • Experienced in fundraising, leading, and transforming tech-enabled businesses


  • Senior Associate at Dorilton Capital

BS Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Ernesto Carames

  • 26 years as an internal medicine specialist

  • Former Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee, Flagler Hospital

BS Columbia College

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Hackensack Medical Center

Sean Weppner

  • 15 years of experience leading engineering teams

  • Chief Strategy Officer focused on cybersecurity and technology at NISOS

                     BS University of Buffalo

Ryan Muffi

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in community mental health setting

  • Adjunct Professor for the Department of Psychology at Towson University

  • Experience in trauma-informed care education and behavioral health crisis intervention  

MA Clinical Psychology Towson University

Toby Gordon

  • Over 40 years of healthcare business experience

  • Former Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System strategy executive

  • Associate Professor, Management, JHU Carey Business School with joint appointments in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Medicine

  • Expert on US and international healthcare systems, social determinants of health, and technology commercialization. 

BS, University of Pennsylvania

 Sc.D.  JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health

Helen Manich

  • Accomplished Senior Executive with 30 years of success across the technology sector

  • Helen led the early market development of AT&T Wireless Services, McCaw Cellular, and US West Cellular

  • Focuses on strategic planning, CRM database analytics, competitive analysis, marketing, corporate realignment, revenue optimization, cash flow, profitability, growth strategy, and disruptive technology

BS in Economics, Business, & Political Science,
Cornell University  

Margeaux Anderson

  • 7 years of enhancing customer experiences through continuous improvement

  • Communications Director for Maryland Association of Healthcare Executives

  • Standardizing processes to drive operational efficiencies

Sean Tahany

  • More than 25 years of experience working as key leadership for sales in the health insurance industry

  • Currently manages a sales unit at Anthem's Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield plan in New York and has previous experience at Oxford Health Plans and Unitedhealthcare. He was a co-founder and member of the leadership team at Northwell Health's CareConnect Insurance Company that grew to $750 million in revenue in the New York market.


MBA, City University of New York-Baruch College-

Zicklin School of Business

Kimberly Jaramillo

  • 11 years in nursing, management & clinical research

  • Experience working with the patient and physician relationship with the pharma & MedTech industry

Alice Hu

  • 15 years of combining wellness, marketing and business expertise to advise clients in making a change and growing their business

  • Alice Hu is the founder of Woo Woo Company (wellness events) and Prism (consultancy) based in Washington, D.C.

Mitch Freeman

  • 20 years as a healthcare executive

  • Vice President and General Manager, Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Division

  • Experience in leading growth strategy for startup companies


Doctor of Pharmacy, Florida A&M University.

BS Biology, Florida State University

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